Christine Hunter

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Christine Hunter is the mother of Alison Hunter, a teen who died following complications from a severe case of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). In her honor, Ms. Hunter chaired the Australia’s Alison Hunter Foundation established in 1998 to foster research for ME until it merged in 2014 with the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases (N.C.N.E.D.) at Griffith University, Queensland.[1]

Christine Hunter also carried on her daughter's legacy by chairing the MEYA/ ME Young Adults, a group her daughter started in 1992 for young adults with ME for awareness and support.[2]

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  • 2004, IACFS/ME Special Service Award - for outstanding personal effort and contribution to the CFS/ME community (She shared the award with Judy Basso)[3]</ref>

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